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Notice of Nomination

Posted On: Aug 12, 2022

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Nominations for the offices of: Mayor (one to be elected) and Councillors (six to be elected) will be received by the Chief Election Officer or a designated person, as follows:

By hand, mail or other delivery service:
District of Sicamous
446 Main Street, PO Box 219
Sicamous, BC V0E 2V0

From: 9:00AM on Tuesday August 30, 2022

To: 4:00PM on Friday September 9, 2022

By fax to:
250-836-4314

By email to:
corporate@sicamous.ca

From: 9:00AM on Tuesday August 30, 2022

To: 4:00PM on Friday September 9, 2022

Originals of faxed or emailed nomination documents must be received by the Chief Election Officer by 4:30PM on September 16, 2022.

Nomination forms are available online and at the District of Sicamous Office, 446 Main Street, during regular office hours, 8:30AM to 4:30PM, Monday to Friday.

Notice of Nomination

Qualifications for Local Government Office

A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a member of local government if they meet the following criteria:

  • Canadian citizen;
  • 18 years of age or older on general voting day October 15, 2022;
  • resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed;
  • not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election in British Columbia or being nominated for, being elected to or holding the office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

Campaign Period Expense Limits

In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2022 general local election, the following expense limits for candidates during the campaign period apply:

Mayor $10,797.83
Councillor $5,398.92

Third-Party Advertising Limits

In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2022 general local election, the third-party advertising limit is $809.84.

Contacts

For further information on the nomination process, please contact:
Sarah Kyllo, Chief Election Officer (250-836-5263 or skyllo@sicamous.ca)
Phaedra Kennedy, Deputy Chief Election Officer (250-836-2477 or pkennedy@sicamous.ca)

For further information on the campaign period expense limits and third-party advertising, please contact Elections BC:
Toll-free phone: 1-855-952-0280
Email: lecf@elections.bc.ca
Website: www.elections.bc.ca/lecf

Prospective candidates are invited to attend the Candidate Information Session that will be held in Council Chambers on August 17, 2022 from 5PM until 7PM.